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SIGMA: Pseudo Random Number Generator

- Abstarct— The field of pseudo random number generation is important as well as not much explored. In present manuscript, we explores the possibility of a new Pseudorandom Random Number Generator and gives its testing results on NIST test battery. Keyword— Random Number Generator, NIST statistical test suite, SIGMA I. INTRODUCTION A pseudo-random bit sequence is an output of any deterministic algorithm, which generates a wide number of pseudo-random bits that every set of bits has an equal chance of being chosen from the universe of numbers [1]....   [tags: algorithm, pseudo-random bit sequence, NIST]

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A Random Pew

- ... Messianic Judaism is currently stuck in a submissive state and cannot risk its image by acting out. Acting out would be a popular response to get a message across and tell people that Messianic Judaism will not fade away, but grow (Yangarber-Hicks). They too often get the short end of the stick and need that one big break to show the world what Messianic Judaism offers spiritually. Messianic Jews should not be defined for what they believe, but for how far they get up after they fall. The ideology of Messianic Judaism sprouts from the teachings of Judaism and Christianity....   [tags: Judaism, Christianity, Messianic Judaism, Messiah]

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Random Drug Testing in Schools

- A study was taken at the University of Michigan, and of all their 12th graders, 12% tried narcotics and 1% tried heroin. This data represents a need for random drug testing in schools. It can identify students that need help and keep others from falling into bad crowds. To keep our students and schools safe ,and effectively cut down on teen drug use, random drug testing should be allowed in schools. First, random drug testing schools should be implemented for the safety of the students. According to NYT, “90% of all NOVT students tried marijuana and 60% tried opiates and other pharmaceuticals” (Slotnik para....   [tags: safety, students, deterrent ]

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Designing a Random Number Generator

- Designing a Random Number Generator Introduction Random Number Generator is a computational routine or a physical device that produces numbers which don’t have any pattern in them. Although using computational algorithms involves adding pattern to the resulting sequence of numbers. We focussed on generating uniformly distributed random numbers between (0,1) since the same distribution can be used to get numbers from different ranges. We all know that LCG is well known method for giving a sequence of randomized numbers using linear equation but it still has some issues....   [tags: computational routine, physical device]

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Is Random Drug Testing Effective?

- ... b. Conclusion: Variable-interval type of reinforcement schedule is quite effective because in this schedule the participants, who are the athletes in the testing of the drugs, are completely devoid of the thought that they are being used in carrying out an experiment. This makes them more alert to the chance of drug testing. A major benefit of the technique being used here is that the results received from the testing have a low probability of being wrong. The three strikes system will teach the player to think twice before taking any performance enhancing drugs prior to the games....   [tags: enforcement, medical, patients]

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Polls: Random Representative Sampling

- Having a large sample size in a survey does not assure accurate statistics. What really matters is the sample diversity. For example: you wanted to find out how many of your workmates watch football, it would be foolish to only survey the men in your office and assume that the statistic applies for all the company’s employees. In order to get accurate statistics, you would have to expand the survey to include the female employees and the workers in other company offices. In the example above, the survey needed not only to be expanded but diversified....   [tags: statistics, surveys]

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Probability: Random Model Behavior

- A probability model is a mathematical representation of a random phenomenon occurring. Probability is the study of long term behavior of random events in which outcomes cannot be predicted. During the experiment in the long run, patterns of outcomes emerge. A probability model includes its sample space, events that occur in the sample space, and possibilities associated with each event. When two events are independent there is no correlation of one event occurring for another event to occur. The first event does not influence the outcome of the second....   [tags: predicted, event, experiment]

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Simple Random Sampling

- Introduction: A fixed coordinate system is a system in which the points are represented using a set of co-ordinates or numbers. The order of the coordinates is knIntroduction: The probability is one of the sampling techniques of choosing the equivalent elements. These are specified as random sampling. The sampling is helped to develop the sampling frame; it selects the elements as randomly. The sampling can be done through the replacement. The random sampling assumption can be accomplished by the Middle Limit Theory....   [tags: Math]

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Systematic and Random Errors in an Experiment with Potatoes

- With reference to the table of results, there is a percentage increase in the mass change as the concentration of glucose solution increased. According to table 1 there was an increase in mass of the potato tube at a concentration of 0% but a decrease in the mass of the potato as the concentration of glucose solution increased (2%-10%). This process can be explained through osmosis, as mentioned in the introduction. The increase in mass only comes with the increase of turgidity; the potatoes which were immersed in only distilled water or low concentrations of glucose were the ones to gain mass after the 20 minute immersion....   [tags: research, mass, concentration]

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The Death Penalty Is A Random Act Of Brutality

- ... So much controversy over this topic has been created even though only one third of the many countries in the world has legally allowed the death penalty. Some example of countries and states that legally have the death penalty would include, the United States, Iran, Kentucky, California, Missouri, and Japan. However, many countries stand by the idea that the death penalty is a type of cruel and unusual punishment. Some of these countries argue that the death penalty is an act against God, in a religious view on the subject....   [tags: Capital punishment, Prison, Murder, Crime]

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Random Student Drug Testing (RSDT)

- What is drug testing. Drug testing is an examination of biologic material such as urine, hair, saliva, or sweat to detect the presence of specific drugs and determine prior drug use. Student random drug testing programs, RSDT, is increasingly common (Edwards). RSDT can help identify the students who are already abusing illicit drugs. Yet most schools only drug test the students, when they should also be drug testing the teachers and staff. Illicit drug use interferes with the ability to learn, affects other students learning and disrupts the teaching environment (Random)....   [tags: School Drug Testing Programs]

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Computational Hardware: Random Access Memory

- Random access memory is an essential resource required by the computational hardware. As the processor speed has attained GHz clock frequency, memory throughput can be a bottleneck to achieve high performance. DRAM can deliver a reasonable solution for such data storage. Typical computational system consists of multiple hardware modules that perform different operations on the data. These modules attempt to access the data concurrently. This leads to a requisite for a memory controller that arbitrates amid requests queried by different modules and exploits maximum throughput....   [tags: storage, controllers, compiler]

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A Random Walk Down Wall Street Book Analysis

- Introduction to “A Malkiel Random Walk Down Wall Street” If you are a new investor who is interested in investment history or how to make investments, purchase this book by Burton G. Malkiel. This book is ideal for any experienced investor who wants to brush up on their knowledge of investment techniques and theories also. There are not many books that have been written about investing. A Random Walk Down Wall Street is broken down into four parts which include; Stocks and Their Value, How the Pros Play the Biggest Game in Town, The New Investment Technology and A Practical Guide for Random Walkers and Other Investors....   [tags: Burton G. Malkiel, Investments]

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America Needs Random Drug Testing in Schools

- Ron Rodriguez from County Academy used drugs every day to function. He became so wrapped up in his lifestyle of buying and selling drugs that he felt like a prisoner. His grades dropped below average. For 2 years, he asked for help saying, “Should I go see a therapist?” to anyone that would listen. Ron would flush his system out before the annual drug test, and pass. When County Academy decided to give random drug test instead of annual tests, Ron received the help he needed. The school counseled him, in privacy, and told him he needed to go to rehab....   [tags: Essays on Drug Testing]

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Random Drug Testing Should NOT Be Allowed in Schools

- The big controversy right now within the government and high schools is whether or not random drug testing should be legal in schools. There are many reasons why it should not be legalized, one reason being it goes against the fourth amendment. Why should we have testing in schools when many major health organizations oppose it. All it will do is make teens turn to other illegal and counterproductive things. These are many reasons why drug testing should not be allowed in high schools. In the Fourth Amendment it states that the rights of the people are to be secured in their persons, houses, papers and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizure....   [tags: Essays on Drug Testing]

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Natural Selection, Random Drift, Fitness, And Byproduct

- ... Mills and Beatty defend this definition because they believe that it reflects the way biologists use the term and avoids the evident circularity of evolutionary explanations that use the traditional definition which defines fitness as the actual number of offspring produced. Where greater numbers of a trait are produced by its greater fitness, and fitness is explained in terms of greater numbers. 2. Do two out of the three following things: 1) Explain, in your own words, Ereshefsky’s reasons for thinking that there are multiple defensible meanings of the word “species.” 2) Explain, in your own words, Gannett’s reasons for thinking there are multiple defensible meanings of the word “race....   [tags: Evolution, Natural selection, Charles Darwin]

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Properties Of Thermal Insulation Systems : The Random Movement Of Molecules

- PROPERTIES OF THERMAL INSULATION SYSTEMS: Thermal Energy: the random movement of molecules in a system with respect to its temperature is what is refer to as thermal energy or internal kinetic energy. Kinetic energy exist in three basic forms: translational, vibrational and rotational. Translational is the energy which is as a result of the movement of molecules to each other, vibrational as a result of the vibrating motion of the molecules and rotational due to the rotating motion of molecules....   [tags: Heat, Temperature, Heat transfer, Thermodynamics]

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Random Drug Testing is a Waste of Time

- Her grades fell. She was always tired. She never seemed to be able to focus at school. Classes she used to be interested in became utterly mundane. Friends she used to care about became replaceable. She stopped spending time with her family. She sat on the bench at every soccer game instead of becoming the star player her coaches thought she could. This is what addiction to drugs can do to a young person’s life. Addiction can take away everything that once made that young person happy. The only thing that matters anymore is the drug, getting high, and getting higher....   [tags: Essays on Drug Testing]

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Random Drug Testing in High schools

- Random Drug Testing in High schools      Many high schools across the country have brought much attention to the idea of giving random drug tests to students in high school. The newfound interest in student drug testing may be as a result of recent polls, which have shown an increase in drug use among high school students. Many teachers, parents, and members of school comities are for the drug testing, while most students and some parents feel that this would be a violation of students rights as Americans, which is true....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Essays]

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A Random Walk Down Wall Street

- A Random Walk Down Wall Street There is a sense of complexity today that has led many to believe the individual investor has little chance of competing with professional brokers and investment firms. However, Malkiel states this is a major misconception as he explains in his book “A Random Walk Down Wall Street”. What does a random walk mean. The random walk means in terms of the stock market that, “short term changes in stock prices cannot be predicted”. So how does a rational investor determine which stocks to purchase to maximize returns....   [tags: Stock Markets Investing Money Essays]

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Random Family: Love, Drugs, Trouble and Coming of Age in the Bronx

- Several things are evident throughout the novel Random Family. One is that the neighborhood the characters live in is one of the poorest in the Bronx. Due to this fact, there are many residents there who have turned to the sale of illegal substances in order to have the finances needed to survive on. This, in turn, leads to aliances with these less than honorable characters in order for the books characters to try and rise above the poverty. When the books main figures see the drug dealers bringing in $5-50,000 a week, dressed in leather and gold chains, and riding around in limosines; it makes it hard to turn away from such finery when they’ve gone their entire lifetime without....   [tags: Adrian Nicole LeBlanc]

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J.M. Coetzee's Disgrace and Adrian Nicole LeBlanc's Random Family

- In the books Disgrace by J.M. Coetzee and Random Family by Adrian Nicole LeBlanc, they show similarities and differences in various aspects of life. In both books, ones self-confidence is a trait that affects ones actions in life. The absence or presence of self-confidence can be a determining factor of how ones life will play out. In some cases the confidence can be beneficial producing success in the workplace, with friends and especially in regards to raising a family. In other cases it can be harmful, causing one to be overpowering or even abusive....   [tags: Compare and Contrast]

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We Need Mandatory Random Drug Testing in Public Schools

- Is public school drug testing really appropriate. Mandatory-Random Student Drug Testing (MRSDT) and school-based Suspicionless Random Drug Testing (SRDT) are two of many approaches that school districts could use to help prevent and lower the rates of drug and substance use (James-Burdumy 1). MRSDT was introduced in the late 1980’s when the United States Military created other programs to control substance use (James-Burdumy 1; Russell 169). The United States Department of Education’s Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools (OSDFS) program sponsors and supports random drug testing in public schools as a way to fight the high rates of substance use of adolescents (James-Burdumy 2)....   [tags: Drug Testing in Schools]

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The Existential View Of Absurdity in Camus' The Plague

- ... Another example of how a tenet of existentialism is present in the novel, are the walls that alienate the citizens from the rest of the world. Being that Oran is a small sea port they depend on others to trade with them, it is absurd that they would build walls to block them from the incoming trade, and in turn their salvation. Death is ever-present throughout “The Plague,” and links one tenet to two others; anxiety and absurdity. The absurd fact of the matter is that who dies and survives is completely random....   [tags: death, random, hero]

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Spillover Effects Of Domestic Exporting And Foreign Owned Firms On The Time Local Firms

- ... Therefore, we use the extit{cloglog} discrete hazard function of the form: egin{equation} label{eq:3} h_{i}(t) = prob(t-1 < T_i leq t|T_igeq t) = 1-exp[-exp(eta 'X_{it}+gamma_t)] end{equation} where $X_{it}$ represents the vector of explanatory variables that affect firms ' exporting decisions. The baseline hazard, $gamma_t$, summarizes the pattern of duration dependence, which is estimated by including a log of the duration time. In the analysis of export entry, the duration time is given by the number of consecutive years a firm reported zero exports....   [tags: Random variable, Probability theory]

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Is the Birthday Paradox True?

- Is the birthday paradox true or not. If you survey a random group of 23 people, there is a 50% chance that two of them people will have the same birthday. The objective of this project is to prove whether or not the birthday paradox is true by looking at random groups of 23 or more people. So to understand how the birthday paradox works we have to go into detail that will include explaining:  Probability Theory  Converse Probability  Birthday Paradox First we are going to talk about probability theory, which has to do with mathematics and analysis of random phenomena....   [tags: probability, date, random]

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Description Of An Area Source

- ... Then the equation 2.10 gives the probabilities of exceeding 1g P(PGA>1├|6.5,3┤)=1-Φ((ln⁡1-(-0.5765))/0.57)=1-Φ(1.01)=0.16 P(PGA>1├|6.5,10┤)=1-Φ((ln⁡1-(-0.9788))/0.57)=1-Φ(1.72)=0.043 (2.14) P(PGA>1├|6.5,30┤)=1-Φ((ln⁡1-(-1.7937))/0.57)=1-Φ(3.15)=0.0008 Figure 2.9 shows the results of probabilities (the fraction of corresponding PDFs) Figure 2. 9: Illustration of the example ground motion prediction model for earthquake with magnitude of 6.5, and the probability of PGA > 1g at source-to-site distances of 3 km,10 km and 30 km....   [tags: Normal distribution, Random variable]

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Measuring Random Appraisal Error in Commercial Real Estate

- Recent empirical studies imply that most appraisal error is nonrandom, which suggests that strategies that advocate portfolio assembly over individual property selection may be defective. Each step of the appraisal process involves an unknown amount of estimation error. The combination of these errors is unlikely to produce a perfect, error-free estimate of value. Thus, appraisal error is virtually unavoidable. Investors need reasonable estimates of value when buying, selling, or retaining commercial property, so an unknown amount of appraisal error adds uncertainty to the decision-making process....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Random Drug Testing vs Employees' Privacy Rights

- A. Court Cases Affecting Privacy of Employees and Drug Testing in the Workplace 1. Supreme Court cases affirming drug testing a. Skinner v. Railway Labor Executives Association 109 S.Ct 1402(1989) b. National Treasury Employees Union v. Von Raab, 109 S.Ct. 1384 (1989) 2. Other lower court and State court rulings a. Kraslawsky v. Upper Deck 56 Cal.App.4th 179, 66 Cal Rptr.2d.297(CA 4, 1997) b. Pettus v. DuPont, 49 Cal.App.4th402, 57 Cal.Rptr.2d 46 (1997) 3. Supreme Court cases dealing with Privacy in general a. Griswold v....   [tags: Essays on Drug Testing]

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Personal Narrative- Random Story About my Life

- Personal Narrative- Random Story About my Life One of them was that I was on my journey with someone. I was on the journey with my boyfriend Dusty whom I have been with for four years. I am more like myself when I am with someone, especially Dusty, than when I am by myself. I do think that spending time with just yourself is a waste of time. You should just be out talking to people because who knows when that dreaded day of death will come. I think that you should just seize the moment and spend time with people....   [tags: Personal Narrative, Autobiographical Essay]

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Discrete Choice Experiment

- The CE is founded on neoclassical micro-economic consumer theory. It assumes that consumers are highly rational decision makers who seek to optimize their utility by selecting the best option among the available alternatives, subject to constraints such as time and income (Ben-Akiva & Lerman 1985). So, a consumer makes a decision by evaluating the costs and benefits of the given alternatives, and selects among them which yields the highest utility to him/her (benefits-cost). In the CE, the choice is discrete in nature (Hanemann 1984), that is, only one alternative from the given choice set can be selected....   [tags: Analysis, Random Utility Theory]

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Drug Testing Program

- a. Should Castulon Corporation establish a drug-testing program. Castulon should establish a drug testing program because of the potential benefits that overrides the potential risks associated with such program. The bottom line of the company is profitability and stakeholder’s benefits; however, drugs do not contribute to any of these. The company relies on employee productivity, reduces employee turnover and absenteeism, reduced cases related to workers compensations. The impact of the drug testing program within the company on their morale and productivity will be heavy but will soon wear off....   [tags: policy program, random testing]

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Comparative Review of Likelihood Ratio (LR) and Probability of Random Correspondence (PRC) as Statistical Tools for Fingerprint Evidence Evaluation

- ... 2.1 The Analysis stage This stage begins when the fingerprint expert examines a latent print and first makes a decision as to whether it contains details that are sufficient quantitatively and qualitatively to exceed the ‘Value’ threshold standard. If in his estimation the print does exceed the quality and quantity Value standard, then he continues with the analysis.[1] According to [4], most of the prints recovered from crime scenes are considered of no value. 2.2 The Comparison stage. The fingerprint expert for the first time looks at the suspect’s 10 fingerprints (the exemplar prints) in this stage....   [tags: identification, evidence, model, bias]

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The Evolution of Processors

- According to the editor in charge of business books for Prentice Hall, in 1957 he said that “I have traveled the length and breadth of this country and talked with the best people, and I can assure you that data processing is a fad that won’t last out the year.” In the world of processors, ideas and beliefs have majorly developed in how these ideas come into practice and how they are used in the real world from when processors were starting to be used and how they have come to be in the near and far future....   [tags: Central Processing Unit, Random Access Memory]

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The Non-random Sample

- The sample was chosen non-randomly /non-probability sample/ and respondents had to complete the questionnaire. 40 from 42 students returned completed questionnaire /Response rate = 95,24%/. Not all of these subjects replied to every question, and thus analyses reported below have somewhat varying sample sizes. The sample was predominantly from developed countries (60%). This study asked students for their perceptions regarding to knowledge of and attitudes towards TNCs as the following: Can you say which company is TNC....   [tags: research, questionnaires, ]

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Random Drug Testing is Ethical and Necessary

- The work place is not meant to be boring. For most working is a way to provide for themselves and their families. Drug testing for employees will solve many problems that not only occur at work but as well as in society. Drug testing is only performed on about 1/3 of all applicants in America. The effect of substance abuse in the work place is a large problem employers face when issues arise with new employees or veteran employees. Although there are many factors and limitations that employers must consider and inform their employees of, the bottom line comes down to finding the best workers to produce a good service or quality product....   [tags: Pre-Employment Drug Testing]

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To what extent does random selection of jury members create bias and would jury selection provide a solution?

- To what extent does random selection of jury members create bias and would jury selection provide a solution. The theory behind the UK system of random selection is based on many assumptions. Firstly that randomness produces a representative sample of the population, which will provide verdicts, representative of the general public. It is assumed that if one juror has an apparent prejudice, then those in other jurors will counter it and so bias does not occur in this system[1]....   [tags: Papers]

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Random Drug Testing is Wrong

- Drug testing is a very controversial issue in today society. It causes uproar from the students and the workers across America because they feel that it is an infringement of their rights. I believe that it is an infringement of a person’s right to be tested of drugs just out of the blue and without just cause. I also believe that a person should be tested if they injure themselves or cause an injury to someone else on the job because then the employer is not held accountable or responsible for the damage that the worker might have caused (PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE, FEB 12, 1995 pA1)....   [tags: Pre-Employment Drug Testing]

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Random Essays

- 31) After the attack on Pearl Harbor, the feelings of animosity in America against Japan increased. By late 1945, the Allied leaders met in Germany with news of a secret new weapon, called the atomic bomb, created by American scientists, that was powerful enough to destroy an entire city. However, there were some feelings that the bomb was too powerful, and the leaders chose instead to send the Potsdam Declaration to Japan warning them to surrender. The Japanese military did not know about the atomic bomb and ignored the warning, so on August 6th 1945, an American bomber called the Enola Gay was dropped on Hiroshima, Japan....   [tags: essays research papers]

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random liability law

- WHEN IS A PLAINTIFF ENTITLED TO RECOVER. A. A plaintiff who was injured as as result of some negligent conduct on the part of a defendant is entitled to recover compensation for such injury from that defendant.A plaintiff is entitled to a verdict if jury finds1. That a defendant was negligent, and2. That such negligence was a cause of injury to the plaintiff. Q. WHAT IS NEGLIGENCE. Negligence is the doing of something which a reasonably prudent person would not do, or the failure to do something which a reasonably prudent person would do, under circumstances similar to those shown by the evidence.It is the failure to use ordinary or reasonable care.Ordinary or reasonable care is that care w...   [tags: essays research papers]

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Random Drug Testing is Ethical and Necessary

- The ethics of drug testing has become an increased concern for many companies in the recent years. More companies are beginning to use it and more people are starting more to have problems with it. The tests are now more than ever seen as a way to stop the problems of drug abuse in the workplace. This brings up a very large question. Is drug testing an ethical way to decide employee drug use. It is also very hard to decide if the test is an invasion of employee privacy. “The ethical status of workplace drug testing can be expressed as a question of competing interests, between the employer’s right to use testing to reduce drug related harms and maximize profits, over against the employee’s r...   [tags: Drug Testing Essays]

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Random Drug Testing vs Employees' Privacy Rights

- How far is it permitted for the companies to keep an eye on the workers against drug usage. This could be the very first thing to pop up in the heads of anybody but recently according to surveys, there are 80% of constructing and manufacturing companies that emphasis on this issue often. Employees in most states can sue for excessive intrusion into their private affairs. Employers be it credit unions, must balance employees' privacy rights with continuous efforts to establish a safe, productive, and efficient workplace....   [tags: Pre-Employment Drug Testing]

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The Army Should Continue Random Drug Testing

- Soldiers are in the spot light way to much these days, from a recruiter at a local school to a Soldier in Iraq. The nation trust’s these Soldiers to defend her against all enemies, both foreign and domestic. With this trust comes added responsibility and scrutiny from the media. The Army is aware of this and takes great measures to combat any disloyal acts from happening with in its ranks. To ensure Soldiers are fit for duty the Army has incorporated an extensive drug testing program for their warriors....   [tags: Essays on Drug Testing]

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What Makes A Optimistic Accountant?

- ... Optimists are fully aware that something bad could come their way, but they don 't dwell on it or expect anything bad to happen. Pessimists tend to see all the possibilities of bad things that could happen and then stew in those possibilities with fear and anxiety. They also take extreme precautions to prevent bad things from happening, such as putting unattractive but strong bars on their windows so that no one can break in. Unfortunately, pessimists worry so much about bad things that they often do things that pull bad experiences into their life....   [tags: Optimism, Pessimism, Random act of kindness]

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Inclusion Support Core Curriculum Project For Reading

- ... 1). Rationale This course is intended for the six grade students. I am selecting to create this literacy design program based upon the educational policy. This curriculum will be a practical design because of funding concerns with this school district. The Educational policy supports the learning curriculum instruction for students in classrooms. According to Cooper, Cibulka and Fusarelli, 2015 states have the governing power to set standards to control the educational policy that mandates students learning in the classrooms (p....   [tags: High school, Education, Random act of kindness]

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Analysis of the Trouble of Ransom

- We are first introduced to Lewis, the narrator of Perelandra, in Worchester as he struggles to make his way to the cottage of the main protagonist, professor Elwin Ransom, a rather intelligent philologist. Upon arrival, Lewis is made aware of the constant presence of Maleldil, a supernatural being that supposedly created all the planets and those who inhabit them, as Ransom stresses his own importance in Maleldil's plan to save Perelandra from the bad eldila of Earth. With Lewis's assistance, Ransom is prepped for travel and returns over a year later, informing Lewis of his success....   [tags: faith, christianity, freedom]

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Piazza Piece by John Crowe Ransom

- Poetry is a condensed form of language. It says very much in very few words. The ways that make possible this “linguistic economy” are many. Let us take John Crowe Ransom’s “Piazza Piece” for example and see the various ways in which the poet has managed to enrich his meaning. Here is the text of the poem: Piazza Piece --I am a gentleman in a dustcoat trying To make you hear. Your ears are soft and small And listen to an old man not at all; They want the young men’s whispering and sighing....   [tags: Poems, Poetry Analysis, John Crowe Ransom]

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Ransom Written by Lois Duncan

- Ransom Written by Lois Duncan Setting:     The story takes place in New Mexico Time:           The story occurs during the winter. Characters:      Buck is one of the three people who are kidnapping the children. He is tempered easily. He doesn’t really care for others much. Rita is Buck’s wife. She is not very pretty and gets drug into schemes by Buck. She feels he will leave her if she doesn’t follow directions. Juan is the other kidnapper who does more of the dirty work. He is the one who calls the parents for the money....   [tags: Ransom Lois Duncan Essays]

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A Rhetorical Analysis of Charles Bukowski's Ransom

- A Rhetorical Analysis of Charles Bukowski's Ransom Charles Bukowski is a fascinating writer, skilled with a certain vernacular and vocabulary that he incorporates into his works. His speech and writing style have a lot to do with the way a reader is compelled to read on. Bukowski’s short stories are uniquely captivating, each in their own special way. His story, Ransom, was especially appealing. This story follows Marty and Kell in their attempt to kidnap a rich man’s kid for two million dollars....   [tags: Charles Bukowski Ransom]

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The Old South and John Crowe Ransom

- The Old South and John Crowe Ransom Most remember it as a time of dashing young heroes on horseback, fair damsels in distress, and majestic castles hidden from the vulgarity of daily life by the cool shade of fragrant magnolia and honeysuckle. It was a time and place so far removed from today’s fast moving, billboard covered world that one could easily imagine that this lost civilization existed on some far off continent, or perhaps not at all. However, the fact remains that once upon a time the old South did exist, and there are many people still who feel that the loss of this culture and its ideals is nothing short of a tragedy....   [tags: John Crowe Ransom Writers Poems Essays]

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An Annotation of John Crowe Ransom's Blue Girls

- An Annotation of John Crowe Ransom's Blue Girls Simply put, Blue Girls is about beauty. The poem focuses on the realization and truthfulness that beauty undoubtedly fades. The speaker appeals to young girls, warning them to not put all their hope in their beauty, but to still utilize it before it diminishes. Blue Girls By John Crowe Ransom Twirling your blue skirts, travelling the sward Under the towers of your seminary, Go listen to your teacher old and contrary Without believing a word....   [tags: Crowe Ransom Blue Girls Poem Essays]

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The Ransom of Red Chief

- The life of O. Henry ties in very closely with the narrative The Ransom of Red Chief. Life had been well until O. Henry had been accused of the embezzlement of bank funds. O Henry denied the indictment but was still put in jail. In prison, he wrote and published hundreds of short stories in order to support his daughter. O. Henry was once asked why he wrote; he replied that every story conveys something about being a person. Having been wrongly accused may have led O. Henry to communicate his belief that criminals receive what they deserve in The Ransom of Red Chief....   [tags: Literary Analysis, O. Henry]

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Literary Style of Thomas Page vs. f John Crowe Ransom

- With the dawn of the new south immediately following the civil war, southern literature metamorphosed to reflect a sense of nostalgia for what had been and no longer was. The literary canon of the time contained thematic expressions of yearning over the “Lost South” and the tradition and stability most writers felt the old South had once embodied. However, different writers utilized contrasting literary styles to convey this message. For instance, Thomas Nelson Page utilizes a sentimentalist, romanticist style of writing, while John Crowe Ransom achieves aesthetic distance in his modernistic approach to writing....   [tags: compare, comparison, contrast]

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The Novel ' Miss Peregrine 's Home For Peculiar Children ' By Ransom Riggs

- ... Jacob realizes what he must do when he finally understands what Abe wanted him to do, “He wanted [Jacob] to go to the island and find this woman, his old headmistress.”(Riggs 60). So, that is exactly what Jacob does, which proves his character is becoming more mature and grown up. Almost as soon as Jacob gets to the island he goes to the old house, and sees a peculiar girl, Emma. Trying to find out more, Jacob chases Emma into the cairn, the other side of the old man’s grave, and crosses the threshold....   [tags: World War II, World War I]

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Situational Irony in O’Henry’s The Ransom of Red Chief and The Necklace by Guy de Maupassant

- Situational irony is used in both O’Henry’s “The Ransom of Red Chief” and “The Necklace” by Guy de Maupassant but the effect of the techniques on the tone of each story is very different. In O’Henry’s story, the protagonist, Red Chief, is being kidnapped by two criminals, Bill and Sam. There are many ironic events that occur in the story. For example, the reader expects Red Chief to want to go back home to his family but instead, he is having the time of his life. As hard as Bill tries, he cannot even send him home....   [tags: Tone, Comical, Depressing]

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Patricia Hearst and the Symboinese Liberation Army

- Social status can affect a person greatly, even in criminal cases. An event pertaining an impact of social status is the case of Patricia Hearst and the Symboinese Liberation Army. Patricia Hearst (Patty) is an American socialite and best know to be the granddaughter of William Randolph Hearst, who founded the Hearst media empire. While attending the University of Berkeley, in California, she was abducted by a terrorist group called the Symboinese Liberation Army (SLA) on February 24th, 1974. The group first attempted to claim a large sum of ransom from the Hearst family....   [tags: social status, crimes, fbi, ransom]

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Lindberg Baby Kidnapping

- Lindbergh Baby Kidnapping In this historical event, Charles Augustus Lindbergh Jr., son of famous aviator and Anne Morrow Lindbergh, was kidnapped on March 1, 1932. The kidnapping of Charles Lindbergh’s son, a 20 month old, was devastation to the couple and the society. The kidnapping had many different viewpoints as to what actually happened when their child was kidnapped; it was horrifying not only was it devastating it took the family by surprise. The Charles Lindbergh kidnapping of 1932 was a major historical event that impacted the world greatly....   [tags: society, family, ransom, body, kidnapping]

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Customer Centered Organizations Deal With Customer Service

- ... As mentioned above, conducting a research study is imperative for the evaluation of the morale of the firm’s large number of computer technicians; however, with the many computer technicians it may be beneficial to proceed with a sample of computer technicians. The sample that would be chosen to evaluate the computer technicians would be a simple random sample, which is an unrestricted sample. According to Cooper and Schindler (2014), Simple random sampling “is the purest form of probability sampling” (p....   [tags: Sampling, Sample, Stratified sampling]

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Methods Used to Eliminate Harmonics Multilevel Inverter

- Several methods have been used to eliminate or minimize harmonics of Multilevel Inverter (MLI) output. Even though several methods have been proposed, we are unable to reach minimum Total Harmonic Distortion (THD). A new carrier modulation technique (Pseudorandom Carrier Modulation) for multilevel inverter is proposed in this paper. Conventionally single triangular carrier is used to produce the fixed frequency PWM signal and cause discrete frequency harmonics, Electro-magnetic interference and audible switching noise....   [tags: PWM,industrial voltage,THD]

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Linear Feedback Shift Registers

- Abstract: Linear Feedback Shift Registers (LFSRs) are considered powerful methods for generating pseudo-random bits in cryptography algorithm applications. In this paper it is shown that the linear dependencies in the generated random bit sequences can be controlled by adding a chaotic logistic map to the LFSR’s systems. The structure of the LFSR’s output sequence in combination with a chaotic map is analyzed and proved to have at least as much uniformity than the corresponding set for the linear components individually....   [tags: Computers, Cryptography]

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The Effect of Different Types of Organized Lists on Word Recall

- The present study aimed to measure the effect of different types of organized lists on recall. Participants were randomly assigned into two groups and was presented with either a list of words organized Alphabetically (N=10) under the words corresponding letters or words organized in a Schedule (N=11), categorized under ellipses labeled with parts of a day-"Morning", "Afternoon", and "Evening" . Each list contained the same 90 words sans the organization of the list. Participants in both groups studied their respective list and recalled as many words as they could remember by writing them down afterwards in both trials under a restricted period of time....   [tags: categorical, alphabetical list, organization]

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The Growth Rate of Males and Females

- The Growth Rate of Males and Females The purpose of this investigation of data handling is to investigate the rate of growth of males and females. The male sand females are pupils of the Mayfield high school in the North of England. I obtained the data from the Internet, of the pupils: Names, gender, year group, age, height, weight and I.Q. I sorted the data, to which I only needed the pupils year group, gender, height and weight. To investigate the data, I am going to need to create a random sample of pupils equally from year group and gender, down from 713 pupils because we only need years 7, 9, and 11, to just 300 pupils....   [tags: Papers]

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Mandatory Drug Testing in High School Helps Prevent Drug Abuse

- “The only way to have a drug free school is to follow the successful program of the military and workplace”. This is stated by Rep. John E. Peterson in 2005. In today’s volatile times, drug use is becoming more casual in high schools around the country. Many schools are having to face this struggle against drug use. Thus, I affirm that Resolved: Drug testing of high school extracurricular activity participants is justified.To aid clarification in this round, I now present the following definitions asdefined by the Webster Dictionary in 2005:Extracurricular activity: not following or related to the curriculum, outside of one’s duties....   [tags: Drug Abuse, Substance Abuse]

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Analysis of George A. Miller´s Chunking Research Study

-  Introduction Since 1950s, the concept of chunking has continued to fascinate psychologists as it appears to have important operations of cognition in which offering guides to explore more about the fundamental cognitive processes of the brain. The concept of chunking was first introduced by Harvard psychologist, George A. Miller who studied the capabilities of human short term memory by conducting an experiment that resulted in the typical storage holding capacity for short-term memory is seven plus or minus two items....   [tags: Psychology, Short-term, Memory]

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History Of Monte Carlo Method

- It could be argued that current physics research could be divided into three areas - theoretical, experimental and computational. Numerical approach, in which systems are mimicked as accurately as possible using a computer or in which computer models are set up to provide well - behaved experimental systems are increasingly providing a bridge between theory and experiment, for instance; the Monte Carlo method (MC) and the molecular-dynamics method (MD). In Monte Carlo method the exact dynamical behavior of a system is replaced by a stochastic process, whereas the MD methods are based on a simpler principle and consists of solving a system of Newton's equations for an N-body system....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Research: The Sampling Design Process

- The sampling design process includes five steps which are closely related and are important to all aspect of the marketing research project. The five steps are: defining the target population; determining the sample frame; selecting a sampling technique; determining the sample size; and executing the sampling process. 1. Defining the Target Population: The target population is the population that the reasearcher thinks has the information he or she needs to carry out the research project. 2. Determining the Sample Frame: A sample frame is a representation of the target population....   [tags: population, selecting, determining the sample]

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Analysis of Michael Walzer's View on Terrorism

- Michael Walzer is an esteemed retired professor from the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey. Walzer has written many books, essays, and articles. His essay, Excusing Terror, is one that best relates to the current events happening around the world. In this essay, Walzer talks about different reasons that people would want to resort to terrorism. In this essay I will argue Walzers view on Terrorism is correct in that terrorism is wrong because it is akin to murder, it is random in who it targets, and no one has immunity....   [tags: Terrorism Essays]

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Classes of Decentralized Peer-to-Peer Networks

- ... Thus, unstructured overlays provide complete flexibility on where resources can be published by the peers; search methods are not based on hash functions and can naturally support non-exact matches. Search techniques for unstructured P2P overlays are typically categorized in blind and informed [41, 43]. Blind search schemes employ flooding or random-based techniques to relay queries to peers in the network. Peers keep no information about the P2P network or the probable locations of objects for routing queries [41]....   [tags: structure, search, algorithms]

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A Proposed ICA Algorithm

- ... The next process is to perform iteration to meet convergence. Initially assumed weights are sent to normalization unit after updation. The convergence is checked through the convergence checking unit. On satisfying the convergence threshold or reaching the maximum iteration, the iteration process is terminated and the data are sent to separation matrix estimator to estimate the source signals. Otherwise adaptive optimization unit checks the fitness parameter for having positive or negative value....   [tags: contrast function, iteration unit]

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Penton Media's Subscriber Database

- Penton Media sample plan was created from the use of a stratified disproportionate random sampling with subscribers that are considered as belonging to one of 42 cells (seven industry groups by six job titles). Penton received a total of 710 complete questionnaires. Penton discovered that 676 out of the 710 respondents were responsible for making decision at their companies. However, Penton examined only the responses for the 676 buyers. Penton analyzed the 676 respondents by weighing responses in each cell divided by the percentage of the total population....   [tags: survey, sample , design plan]

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Introduction to Preparation For Expected Value of Y Exam

- Introduction to preparation for expected value of y exam: In this topic we will discuss about preparation for expected value of y exam for discrete random variable and some exam questions. Expected value is the fundamental thought in probability, in a sense more general than probability itself. The expected value of a real-valued possibility variable offers a compute of the center of the distribution of the variable. More significantly, by taking the expected value of various functions of a common random variable, we can calculate a lot of interesting features of its distribution, including spread and correlation....   [tags: Math]

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Introduction for Expected Value of Sample Information Tutor

- Introduction for expected value of sample information tutor: Expected value is the main thought in probability, in an intellect more general than probability itself. The expected value of a real-valued selection variable offers a compute of the center of the distribution of the variable. More considerably, by taking the expected value of various functions of a common random variable, we can calculate a lot of interesting features of its distribution, including spread and correlation. Tutor is a personality working in the education of others, either separately or in group....   [tags: Math]

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Introduction for Preparation for Expected Value X Exam

- Introduction for preparation for expected value x exam: In this topic we will discuss about preparation for expected value x exam for discrete random variable and some exam questions. Expected value is the fundamental thought in probability, in a sense more general than probability itself. The expected value of a real-valued possibility variable offers a compute of the center of the distribution of the variable. More significantly, by taking the expected value of a variety of functions of a general random variable, we can work out a lot of interesting features of its distribution, including spread and correlation....   [tags: Math]

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Introduction to Study Positive Expected Value

- Introduction to study positive expected value: In this topic we will discuss about study positive expected value for discrete random variable and some exam questions. Expected value is the fundamental thought in probability, in a sense more general than probability itself. The expected value of a real-valued possibility variable offers a compute of the center of the distribution of the variable. More significantly, by taking the expected value of various functions of a common random variable, we can calculate a lot of interesting features of its distribution, including spread and correlation....   [tags: Math]

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Introduction to Solve Expected Value Product

- Introduction to solve expected value product: In this topic we will discuss about solve expected value product for discrete random variable and some exam questions. Expected value is the fundamental thought in probability, in a sense more general than probability itself. The expected value of a real-valued possibility variable offers a compute of the center of the distribution of the variable. More significantly, by taking the expected value of various functions of a common random variable, we can calculate a lot of interesting features of its distribution, including spread and correlation....   [tags: Math]

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Estimating the Length of an Object

- Estimating the Length of an Object Data was collected from Year7/Year 11 pupils when they were asked to write down their estimates (correct to 2 decimal places) of the length of a bamboo stick (true length 1.58m) Data was recorded on sheets showing the gender and estimates. Analyse the data using appropriate statistical techniques. For my comparison I am going to compare the estimates of year 7 pupils with the estimates of year 11 pupils to find which is more accurate. I have decided to compare year 11s with year 7s as apposed to girls with boys as this would be harder to do as I would have to check that my random number lands on a boy/girl....   [tags: Papers]

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A Perceptual Study of the Effects of Hot Spot Policing

- ... Computer-age data, however, has given new support to Henry Fielding’s proposal in 1751 that police pay special attention to a small number of locations at high risk of crime (Braga & Weisburd, 2010). The Minneapolis RECAP study was counter to the concept of random preventive patrol. If 3.5 percent of addresses account for half of the crime in a city, concentrating police resources in areas where crime is most likely to occur appeared to be more effective at eliminating, reducing or preventing crime than evenly spreading police throughout a beat....   [tags: policing strategies and methodologies]

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The Tests for Market Efficiency

- During the 20th century, academic financial economists extensively accepted the efficient market hypothesis. Almost everyone was alleged that stock markets and securities market are highly efficient in response to any new information in the market. It was argued that when information regarding factors influencing market arises, the information spread like wild fire in the market and the prices of stocks adjust accordingly without any delay. This means that neither the fundamental analysis related to analysis of financial information of the company such as earnings, capital stock etc nor the technical analysis related to the analysis of historical performance of the stocks of the company enab...   [tags: Finance]

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Learn Expected Value Standard

- Introduction for learn expected value standard: In this topic we will discuss about learn expected value standard for discrete random variable. Expected value is one of the fundamental thoughts in probability, in a sense more general than probability itself. The expected value of a real-valued chance variable offers a compute of the center of the distribution of the variable. More significantly, by taking the expected value of a variety of functions of a general random variable, we can work out a lot of interesting features of its distribution, including spread and correlation....   [tags: Math]

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An Investigation of Factors Influencing House Prices and Sales

- An Investigation of Factors Influencing House Prices and Sales I have heard on the news that London is the most expensive place to live and so I will investigate whether this is true. My first hypothesis is: Average house prices are more expensive the closer you get to London. Data to be collected I need to collect data regarding house sales from all over the country. I need to know where the house was and how much it was sold for. I could try and do this by visiting Estate Agents in various parts of the country and obtaining information on the houses they have for sale....   [tags: Papers]

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